Reading Film (Fall 2011)

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Adaptation: To be or not to be?

September 5th, 2011 by Natalie Bernabe · 6 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

Movies and books. For some reason, they always seem to come together in these present times, like cookies & creme. Has it always been this way? Well, the first colored full length film was definitely based on a storybook fairy tale, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs. Not to mention Alice in Wonderland, but that’s just Disney […]

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The Film Bazin Was Talking about

September 5th, 2011 by Kevin L. Ferguson · Comments Off on The Film Bazin Was Talking about · Prof Ferguson, ¶4 Bazin

Jean Renoir’s “A Day in the Country” (1936)

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Response to Bazin by Roberto Rodriguez

September 4th, 2011 by Roberto Rodriguez · 6 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

Basically what Bazin was trying to do by writing his essay was to make people decide what they would prefer, the cinema version or the original literature. Now obviously movies can’t fit everything from the books into the film because of a time slot so they edit a lot of stuff out that was in […]

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Response to Adaptation and Digest

September 3rd, 2011 by Eric Dorcean · 6 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

I feel I must be honest, Andre Bazins adaptation was very confusing and it was the longest six pages I ever had to read. With that out of my system, I can now get to the root of what I think Bazin was trying to make his readers understand and if you disagree with my […]

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My two cents on Andre Bazin’s “Adaptation” by Daniel Min

September 3rd, 2011 by Daniel Min · 4 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

There are many criteria involved when it comes to adapting literature on to screen.  Andre’s Bazin’s perspective on adaptation is determined by examining the receptive response from the audience based on how art is brought forth through means of various media.  Art in cinema, television, plays, or radio skits can be easily digested as long […]

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Response to Bazin’s “Adaptation” Argument by Steven Rengifo

September 2nd, 2011 by Steven Rengifo · 5 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

Basically from the reading, Bazin is frustrated with the fact that novels are being adapted to motion pictures. Adapting original works of literature lose their artistic integrity and their true meaning. Anything man-made can translate into art and writing is obviously a well known international art form. Writing I believe is a difficult type of […]

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Three Reasons Why Movie Adaptations Aren’t All That Better Than The Books (By Tom Schalk)

August 31st, 2011 by Tom Schalk · 9 Comments · ¶4 Bazin

(Response to Bazin Essay) Let’s all reminisce about your favorite movies for a second. I’d bet among them would be Jurassic Park, Rambo,  A Clockwork Orange, and then some. Believe it or not, these movies are based on books, and we can agree that these are some pretty good movies. However, if you take the time to read the […]

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